Shelter Tours

The Houston SPCA offers tours of our campus at 900 Portway Drive, Houston, TX by appointment only. Tours are offered free of charge, but we request a monetary donation of at least $25.00, unless your group has collected items from our Wish List in advance.

Youth Tours

Youth groups can learn about the lifesaving services the Houston SPCA offers and see the animals at the shelter who are waiting for their forever homes. We are unable to offer direct animal interactions.

Youth Tour Guidelines

  • Tours are offered to classes, scout troops, clubs and other youth groups by appointment only.
  • Tours are provided for children in 2nd grade or higher.
  • Tour groups are limited to 20 people or fewer. If you have more, please schedule additional tours.
  • All tours for ages 18 and younger must include adult chaperones. Please provide one chaperone for every six children.
  • Tours include a brief overview of the history and mission of the Houston SPCA.
  • Youth tours may be scheduled on Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or Saturdays and Sundays at 12 Noon and 2 p.m.
  • Tours typically take about an hour, including introduction.
  • Tours are offered free of charge, but we request a monetary donation of at least $25.00, unless your group has collected items from our Wish List in advance.
  • Group chaperones must make appropriate arrangements for individuals with allergies.

For youth groups, please contact our Community Education Manager at 713.869.7722 ext. 143 or e-mail Education@HoustonSPCA.org.

Adult Tours

Shelter tours for adult groups are available by appointment only. To schedule a tour for an adult group, please call 713.869.7722 x138 or email lrotter@HoustonSPCA.org.

We regret that we are unable to offer individual or family tours, but we invite everyone to visit our shelter during our regular hours of operations, Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Support the Houston SPCA

Intervening on behalf of nearly 50,000 animals in need each year is an expensive endeavor, and your generous donation today will help further our mission. Donating to the Houston SPCA is an investment in your community because your entire donation is used locally to benefit the animals of our area.

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